Ever changing hormone levels create yet another glycemic variability curveball. Glucose fluctuations are often seen throughout the menstrual cycle and into menopause. What are the diabetes challenges unique to the experience of being female? Great question! This session will follow women through their daily lives to uncover their unique glycemic patterns and strategize solutions to empower them to find balance as they navigate the glucose and life event rollercoaster.

Dr. Ilana J Halperin, MD, FRCPC

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Dr. Ilana Halperin is a full time staff physician and assistant professor in the job description of Clinician in Quality and Innovation at Sunnybrook Hospital and the University of Toronto. She has a large type 1 diabetes practice with a special interest in young adults and pregnant women… View Speaker’s Full Bio


Dr. Jane Yardley, PhD

Associate Professor of Physical Education
University of Alberta’s Augustana Faculty, Camrose, AB

Jane Yardley, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Physical Education at the University of Alberta’s Augustana Faculty in Camrose, Alberta, and a member of the Alberta Diabetes Institute. She is a co-author of the 2016 American Diabetes Association Consensus Statement on Exercise and Physical Activity in diabetes… View Speaker’s Full Bio